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History beckons as Park bids for four major wins in a row (Reuters)

Inbee Park of South Korea tees off on the 16th hole during the final round of the 2013 U.S. Women's Open golf championship at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, New York June 30, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

(Reuters) – Inbee Park will feel as if “the whole world is watching me” when the South Korean attempts next week to become the first golfer of either gender to win four majors in one season. The 25-year-old has already lifted the U.S. Women’s Open and LPGA and Kraft Nabisco Championship trophies this year and will write a fresh page in the record books if she can add the British Open title at St Andrews. Park knows all eyes will be on her when she tees it up at the home of golf on Thursday. “I’m trying to get used to the pressure,” the world number one said in a news release. …


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History beckons as Park bids for four major wins in a row (Reuters)

Inbee Park of South Korea tees off on the 16th hole during the final round of the 2013 U.S. Women's Open golf championship at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, New York June 30, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

(Reuters) – Inbee Park will feel as if “the whole world is watching me” when the South Korean attempts next week to become the first golfer of either gender to win four majors in one season. The 25-year-old has already lifted the U.S. Women’s Open and LPGA and Kraft Nabisco Championship trophies this year and will write a fresh page in the record books if she can add the British Open title at St Andrews. Park knows all eyes will be on her when she tees it up at the home of golf on Thursday. “I’m trying to get used to the pressure,” the world number one said in a news release. …


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Matsuyama and Laird handed one-shot penalties (Reuters)

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the third round of the British Open golf Championship at Muirfield in Scotland July 20, 2013. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

By Tony Jimenez GULLANE, Scotland (Reuters) – Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and Martin Laird of Scotland were handed one-stroke penalties for rules infractions during the third round of the British Open at Muirfield on Saturday. Open organizers the Royal & Ancient said in a news conference that world number 44 Matsuyama was punished for slow play at the par-five 17th hole. Laird, who is ranked 49th, was penalized for touching the ball with his hand at the same hole. “He hit a second shot in the rough and … …


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Porteous ups bid for Walker Cup selection with victory – Herald Scotland


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Porteous ups bid for Walker Cup selection with victory
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Given that he plays and practises at the Northumberland club inside the grounds of Newcastle racecourse, it was perhaps fitting that Garrick Porteous turned the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship into a one-horse affair
Garrick Porteous pushes for Walker Cup berth The Courier

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Golf: Alastair Jones, Matthew Moseley and Richard James to play in Scottish … – WalesOnline


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Golf: Alastair Jones, Matthew Moseley and Richard James to play in Scottish
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Golf: Alastair Jones, Matthew Moseley and Richard James to play in Scottish Open Strokeplay Championship. 31 May 2013 09:47. Competitors will be looking to add their names to a stellar winners' list, which includes former Ryder Cup captains Bernard
Forrest returns from United States to challenge for Scottish double Herald Scotland

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Wentworth: Scott Henry revels on big stage – Scotsman


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Wentworth: Scott Henry revels on big stage
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Henry has created the template that should be held up by the Scottish Golf Union to current amateur internationals and every wave that comes through the system after them. In additon to that brace of Scottish Boys' triumphs – in 2004 and 2005 – he also
Rookie Henry finds flagship event very much to his liking Herald Scotland
PGA Championship: West Course fails to tame the 'Animal' Scott Henry The Courier
Henry's happy to live the dream Glasgow Evening Times

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Teenagers put on a show at Scottish Ladies Championship final – The Courier


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Teenagers put on a show at Scottish Ladies Championship final
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The weather was typically abysmal but even the driving rain and cold could not put a dampener on the optimism for the women's game in the home of golf in Saturday's Scottish Ladies Championship final. Alyson McKechin, only 19, gave little scope for the
McKechin weathers deluges to claim amateur crown Herald Scotland
McKechin tipped for top Glasgow Evening Times
Young gracious in defeat as McKechin claims crown Scotsman

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New type of tourists here for the malt and golf – Herald Scotland


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New type of tourists here for the malt and golf
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SCOTLAND'S castles, golf courses and single-malt whiskies are being given the credit for a dramatic spike in visitors from the world's emerging economic powers. SCOTLAND'S castles, golf courses and single-malt whiskies are being given the credit for a
Edinburgh most popular with overseas tourists Edinburgh Evening News

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Kevin Craggs hails Scottish golf’s girl power – Scotsman


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Kevin Craggs hails Scottish golf's girl power
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β€œThe key question is who's going to be our next Catriona Matthew and I'm really excited about the future of Scottish ladies' golf,” said Craggs after watching Elderslie's Alyson McKechin beat Clara Young from North Berwick by 3 and 2 in the 18-hole
Teenagers put on a show at Scottish Ladies Championship final The Courier
McKechin weathers deluges to claim amateur crown Herald Scotland
McKechin tipped for top Glasgow Evening Times

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